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Safety and Security Tips for Women on Kerala Tour.

Safety and Security Tips for Women

Tourism is today acknowledged as a societal experience which brings mankind closer to diverse social values, cultural heritage, customs and rituals. The matter of safety and security tips for women  needs more attention for who are on Kerala tour in the present scenario.

The focus of promotion of tourism in Kerala is channelized with a vision that aims at sensitizing and educating tourists/visitors on various safety measures that has to be followed to preserve God’s gift to man – Nature.

Beyond various measures, Kerala tourism promotion also outline certain travel safety tips keeping in view the aspects of safety and women security on Kerala Tour.

The instructions laid down begin with a statutory note of “You should be as careful as you would be in your own country”. It also mentions the existence of certain anti-social elements in Kerala, as everywhere else in the world. Kerala travel tips and precautions are as follows:

  • Do not wear provocative and revealing clothes. It not only hurts Indian sensibilities, but also invites unwanted attention
  • Keep your valuables like important documents, money, jewellery, etc. in the hotel’s safe deposit. Keep an eye on your money while traveling in crowded places.
  • Women require some extra precautions against some male folks who may stare and try to get over friendly. Wear decent clothes and try to converse the least with men
  • Do not exhibit any public display of affection in Kerala. People are sensitive in Kerala and do not approve of physical intimacy in public.
  • Be alert while using public transport. It is the most common place for falling in trouble.

SHE- Taxi

The initiation of most sought-after 24 x 7 women only travelling cab system ’24 x 7 She Taxi in Kerala will account to considerable societal transformations with respect to the safety and women security on Kerala Tour.

Mobile Apps

In the age of rising atrocities against women in the public, android and smart phones have come up with some women friendly safety and security apps. A novel android app named Safe Kerala comes with emergency service numbers, helpline numbers and most advanced geo-fencing features.

Sentinel –Super Smart Cop

The women on Kerala tour can make use of Sentinel to be on their guard duty 24 x 7! With the launch of this smart phone app exclusively for the safety and security of women, the women in Kerala has one more protective tool in their arsenal in dealing with the hostile elements of the society. This simple and user friendly app sends alerts in the form of emails and SMS to a host of pre-configured numbers.

Tourist Police

Kerala, being a major tourist destination – Government of Kerala has initiated a Police Team called Tourist Police. The primary mandate of tourist police is to ensure safety and security of tourists visiting Kerala. Tourists can seek aid to tourist police for any tourist related information, guidance and assistance related to any place of interest, operating hours, hotel booking, rail/road/air transport reservation assistance as well as providing dedicated security for tourists from miscreants and anti-socials.

Kerala police also opened India’s first dedicated Tourist Police station in Fort Kochi, as one-stop assistance and support hub for tourists. This includes assistance and support for all travel related areas like immigration services, visa extensions as well as all information support for tourists.

Tourist Alert Service

The implementation of this new system aimed at promptly attending the calls of Tourists at different Tourist locations, has already been approved by the Government. This alert service will be an additional service, fully dedicated to the Tourists and will also use the help of Highway Police Patrols/ Flying Squads operating round-the-clock. In this system, a dedicated hotline number 9846300100 will be publicised, and any Tourist can contact this number and seek guidance/assistance, which will be promptly provided.

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